Louis area but usually taller to 6 tall in the warm winter climates of the south usda zones 8 9.
Abelia plant. Abelia shrubs are ideal for use as accents or in a straight or staggered pattern in home foundation plantings in groupings or massed in landscape borders or on slopes as low to mid size natural or formal hedges depending on the variety and in containers or pots. It produces comparatively. Abelia grandiflora glossy abelia is a medium sized rounded semi evergreen shrub with gracefully arching branches densely clothed with small glossy oval dark green leaves and clusters of pink tinged white bell shaped flowers. Both the parents are from central china.
Abelia prefers slightly acidic organically rich soil that s kept moderately moist and drains well but is. Abelia grandiflora is a cross between a. It is a hybrid of abelia chinensis and abelia uniflora. Abelia looks best when allowed to retain its natural shape and size.
Dappled shade full sun hardiness. South facing west facing. Slightly fragrant the blooms are produced continuously cover a long period extending from late spring to fall. Some grow low enough to the ground to be effective ground cover or plantings for sloping and hilly areas.
It comes with gray green leaves that turn purplish red in fall and deep purple in winter. Well drained light sandy. A hearty shrub abelia can grow densely enough to become a hedging or screening plant in the yard a coveted characteristic in southern landscape design. Since glossy abelia a.
Plum surprise is another of the newer offerings with less flowering and more finely textured foliage. It is a rounded spreading multi stemmed shrub in the honeysuckle family. Abelia care and pruning lavender mist spreads only slightly with gray green foliage that becomes a purplish red in fall and a deep purple in. Care and maintenance pruning and deadheading.